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Deron Williams named to All-Star team

Updated: February 9, 2012, 10:21 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

The New Jersey Nets are just 8-19, but that didn't stop point guard Deron Williams from being named an Eastern Conference All-Star.

Williams was chosen as a reserve on Thursday night for the Feb. 26 game in Orlando, and has now made three straight All-Star teams.

"I am very honored to be selected to this year's All-Star game and I would like to thank all of the coaches in the Eastern Conference," Williams tweeted.

This will be Williams' first All-Star Game ...

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